Put the holiday preparations aside for Deck the Halls

Published: November 11, 2012 By Nancy V. Mills, APR | 281.491.2369

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas – Put the holiday preparations aside to experience the magic of the season as the Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra presents its popular holiday concert on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. at the Stafford Centre. Deck the Halls features seasonal favorites like Sleigh Ride and Frosty the Snowman, as well as classical selections from The Nutcracker and Fantasia on Greensleeves.

Also featured are the remarkably talented junior and senior division winners of the Houston Music Teachers Association Concerto Competition who will perform piano concertos with accompaniment from FBSO.

Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus will also be on hand to spread holiday cheer and pose for photographs. Concert-goers can also visit the Christmas Boutique featuring handcrafted items made by orchestra members.

For the best seats, purchase tickets early at fbso.org or call 281.276.9642. Reserved seats for adults begin at $12 with discounts for students, seniors 55 and over, military and groups of 10 or more. Children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult, but need a reserved ticket.

The Stafford Centre is located at 10505 Cash Road at Murphy Rd in Stafford.


Fort Bend Symphony musicians Tofik Khanmamedov, Heather Nielson-Corbett and Katherine Leskin share some secrets with Santa Bill about the orchestra’s December 2 holiday concert.

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About the Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra
The Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra (FBSO), founded in 1992, enriches the lives of Fort Bend residents and surrounding areas with live symphonic music presented by its volunteer members. The full-size orchestra, complete with brass, woodwinds, strings and percussion, represents an abundant cross-section of local talent, most of whom reside in the Fort Bend area. FBSO also fosters student musicians through sponsorship of an annual Young Artist Concerto Competition that includes a cash prize for the winner and the opportunity to perform with the Orchestra.